“Our family would like to thank you for all your help during our time of loss. We were very impressed with how everything was handled — from your quick response the night of J’s passing — quick and with great respect in removing him from our home, to the processing of all the paperwork and details and to how wonderful he looked at the final private viewing for our family. It meant a lot that we could all be together to see him one final time. Thank you again for everything.”
— The S. Family

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William Burt Palko

April 26, 1934 - July 10, 2012

William Burt Palko, age 78 of Plainfield, IL formerly of Mercerville, NJ at rest Tuesday, July 10, 2012. Born April 26, 1934 in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Margaret Palko.

Beloved father of Patty-Jo (Mike) Sanders, Dan Harris and Karen (Joe) Melendez, and the apple of his eye; his grandchildren Gabriella and Hunter Melendez and Ashley Sanders. Dear brother of Peg Hall, Dorothy Forsyth, Robert Palko and Betty Fearon. Enjoyed going to his grandchildren’s softball games and soccer games, fishing and traveling. Our beloved Pop-Pop will be dearly missed.

A memorial service will be held at a later date back East. Local arrangements entrusted to Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, Plainfield, Illinois 60544

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